Category Archives: Chris’s Posts

(Not Quite) Goodbye

Before I get to today’s post, a quick note: I’ll be appearing at the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick tomorrow, 10/18, at 7PM. If you’re around, stop by and say hello! Now, onto our regularly scheduled programming… The Broadway Bridge … Continue reading

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The Big Uneasy

This has been a crazy, wonderful, nerve-wracking week for me. (Well, will have been. I’m typing this on Saturday, September 10th, for reasons which will soon become obvious.) My fifth novel, RED RIGHT HAND, was released on Tuesday. It’s the … Continue reading

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The Busy Season

Ah, summer in Maine. That magical time of year when the turnpike’s clogged from Friday to Sunday, your favorite haunts are choked with tourists, and your friends who live in warmer climes suddenly realize how much they miss you. I’m not … Continue reading

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A (Choose Your Own Adventure) Day in Portland, Maine

I first laid eyes on Portland nearly twenty years ago, and I’ve lived here for fifteen. It’s a marvelous place to call home—small enough that its rhythms quickly become familiar, but vibrant enough that I still don’t feel as if I’ve … Continue reading

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A Question (and a Contest!)

Look, people. Let’s not beat around the bush. This September, I’ve got a new book coming out. It’s called RED RIGHT HAND, and it’s the followup to my Anthony, Barry, Lefty, and Macavity-nominated Michael Hendricks novel, THE KILLING KIND. I’m crazy psyched for … Continue reading

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The Devil's On His Way

Friday the 13th is nearly upon us. We’ve got a special group post lined up for tomorrow to celebrate, but — as a writer with a(n un)healthy fondness for the macabre — I thought I’d take the opportunity to talk a … Continue reading

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Novel Architecture

Chris Holm here. Though Library Week has officially passed, I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the role libraries played in making me who I am. Money was tight when I was young, and my love of books hit … Continue reading

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Please Stand By

Hey, people, are you reading me? Sorry the connection’s lousy. It’s Chris Holm, broadcasting from my editing bunker. I’m afraid my post is gonna be a little slight today, because I’m in the home stretch of a massive editing jag. What … Continue reading

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In Which I Actually Talk About Maine Crime

By Chris Holm For a blog called Maine Crime Writers, we talk very little about Maine crime. That’s understandable, I suppose. For one thing, there’s damn little of it, per capita. For another, most of us are here because we … Continue reading

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Holm for the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, which means this is my last post of the calendar year. It’s been a pleasure blogging alongside the fine folks of Maine Crime Writers – and I’d like to thank our regular readers for … Continue reading

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